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Sunday November 28, 2021 Salt Lake City, UT

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Dead Body Investigation in Millard County (Updated)

Wednesday November 10, 2021

UPDATE Nov. 10, 2021 1400

Investigators originally believed that there was a male party that left the scene, however, they have not been able to confirm that information. We are asking for anyone that was traveling in the area that may have information regarding this case to please come forward with any information.

Contact Information:

The Utah State Bureau of Investigation: 801.965.4747 (If after hours, please leave a message)

Initial Report

On Tuesday Nov 9, 2021, at 2330 troopers were dispatched to a single vehicle crash at MP 170 southbound on I-15. Upon arrival they located a vehicle in the median with very little damage but it was stuck in the mud. Shortly after that, a truck driver stopped and alerted them to a dead body lying on the shoulder of the road south of their location northbound. It was discovered that a female was deceased at that location. SBI responded and is processing the scene and interview any potential witnesses. We have learned that the deceased female is the registered owner of the vehicle that slid off the road. The exact events that took place areunknown and are still being investigated. Lane restrictions were in place for the investigation.

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MEDIA CONTACT

Joe Dougherty
DPS Public Affairs Director
Department of Public Safety
JDOUGHERTY@UTAH.GOV

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